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‘Army not telling the real score’

By LITO RULONA, and Shiela Mae Butlig, Correspondents  Rebel forces accused army officials of not telling the real score during the recent encounter of the Army’s1st Special Forces Batallion and Cafgu elements from Barangay Lourdes detachment against rebel unit from Mt. Kitanglad Subregional Command in the forested area of Sitio ...

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Cops to file charges vs drug suspects today

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent AUTHORITIES are set to file cases for violating the Dangerous Drugs Act before the City Prosecutor’s Office against three drug suspects today. Bulua operatives is set to file case for violation of R.A. 9165 and R.A. 10591 against the drug suspects. On Friday, a joint operation ...

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Core events for city fiesta okayed

The City Fiesta Committee has lined up several activities for the forthcoming fiesta celebration of Cagayan de Oro. Councilor Jay R. Pascual, chair of the City Council committee on tourism, reported during the 5th regular session last Monday presided over by Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin V. Uy that the committee ...

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Alleged drug couple, others fall in separate drug buy-bust operations

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent Four persons including a mother and a couple listed number two in Barangay Anti-Drug Abuse Council (Badac) watch list were arrested during a series of buy-bust operation in Macabalan police station Thursday. Senior Insp. Gerry Ligan identified the suspect couple as Dave, 36 and Charielyn Gonzales, ...

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Cocpo on heightened alert

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent THE Cagayan de Oro City Police Office (Cocpo) has raised the alarm signal to heightened alert status to imposed stricter police security during the preparation and celebration of St. Augustine City Fiesta following the interception of a two vans loaded with improvised explosive device (IED) suspected ...

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City gov’t to run drug rehab center

By LITO RULONA, Correspondent Vice Mayor Raineir Joaquin Uy has ordered the creation of an ad hoc committee to look into the proposal to establish a city-run mental facility for rehabilitation of drug dependents. Uy told Gold Star Daily that he is responding to the needs of the recommendation from ...

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2 cops responds to Oplan TokHang

By EDWIN IYO, Correspondent MAGSAYSAY, Misamis Oriental — Two members of the National Police in this town have voluntarily confessed to using illegal drugs. Chief Insp. Evary Bacunawa, the town’s chief of police, confirmed yesterday. Bacunawa also divulge that a former member of the town council, one village chief were ...

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El Niño-hit farmers agree to go home

By Shiela Mae Butlig, Correspondent THE FIRST picket rally against the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD 10) under the Duterte administration has been resolved peacefully. On Tuesday, farmer-members of Kahugpungan sa mga Mag-uuma (Kasa-ma) from Quezon, Bukidnon picketed the DSWD regional office in Upper Carmen, this city to ...

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Misor guv: Unilateral ceasefire key to peace

Unilateral ceasefire is a key to lasting peace in Mindanao. Misamis Oriental Governor Yevgeny Vincente Ema-no lauded Pres. Rodrigo Duterte’s announcement, made during his first State of the Nation Address (Sona), for a unilateral ceasefire against the CCP-NPA-NDF as key for lasting peace especially for Mindanao. It also means the ...

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Health body OKs pact with university hospital

The proposed Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to be entered into by and between the Maria Reyna-Xavier University Hospital and the city government of Cagayan de Oro was favorably approved and endorsed by the City Council committee on health, sanitation and health insurance to the committee on laws and rules for ...

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